4-Year Plan, Major: SN10 - BS, Natural Resources Rec Mgt
Catalog Term: Fall 2013
General Education Requirement     College Requirement     Major Requirement     Offered online since Fall 2012
Year One - Fall Semester
PLS101 Intro Natural Res & Rec Mgmt3 hrs
PLS231 Nature Study3 hrs
ENG101 Beginning Composition (or equivalent) (Composition)3 hrs
FYS100 First Yr Sem Critical Thinking (FYS 100)3 hrs
IST120 Connections I (CT) (CT Designated Course)3 hrs
Year One - Spring Semester
IST150 Spreadsheet & Database Prin3 hrs
CMM103 Fund Speech-Communication - or CMM104H (Communication)3 hrs
MTH 127 or MTH 130 or MTH 160 (Mathematics)3 hrs
ART 112, THE 112, or MUS 142 (Fine Arts)3 hrs
300 - 400 level PLS Elective ***3 hrs
Recommended Hours:15 hours Recommended Hours:15 hours
Year Two - Fall Semester
IST130 Analytical Methods: Statistics4 hrs
IST423 GIS and Data Systems3 hrs
ENG201 Advanced Composition - or ENG200H (Composition)3 hrs
IST111 Living Systems (Phys or Nat Science)4 hrs
Year Two - Spring Semester
IST264 Technology Foundations 3 hrs
IST220 Connections II (CT) (CT Designated Course)3 hrs
Multicultural or International (Social Science)3 hrs
(Writing Intensive)3 hrs
300 - 400 level PLS Elective ***3 hrs
Recommended Hours:14 hours Recommended Hours:15 hours
Year Three - Fall Semester
PLS432 Wilderness/Protected Area Mgmt3 hrs
(Writing Intensive)3 hrs
(Humanities)3 hrs
Elective (use toward 2nd major, minor, or certificate) **3 hrs
Natural or Physical Science Elective4 hrs
Year Three - Spring Semester
PLS361 Visitor Behavior in NRRM3 hrs
PLS402 Research Eval & Assess in NRRM3 hrs
PLS411 Nat Area & Park Plan & Design3 hrs
300 - 400 level PLS Elective ***3 hrs
Natural or Physical Science Elective4 hrs
Recommended Hours:16 hours Recommended Hours:16 hours
Year Four - Fall Semester
PLS 310 or PLS 3113 hrs
IST 322 or IST 323 or PLS 4053-4 hrs
Elective (use toward 2nd major, minor, or certificate) **3 hrs
Elective (use toward 2nd major, minor, or certificate) **3 hrs
Year Four - Spring Semester
PLS433 GIS/RS in Natural Resources3 hrs
PLS 490 (Taken in Summer before Graduation) (Capstone)6 hrs
Elective (use toward 2nd major, minor, or certificate) **3 hrs
300 - 400 level PLS Elective ***3 hrs
Literature3 hrs
Recommended Hours:12/13 hours Recommended Hours:18 hours
 
Other Requirements:
Minimum Number of Hours to Graduate:121
Minimum GPA to Graduate:2.0 (a minimum of 40 upper level hours)
Other:

NOTES:

  1. Students are responsible for knowing and tracking their requirements for graduation and/or professional school entrance.
  2. Students are strongly encouraged to use elective hours toward a 2nd major, minor or certificate program. Students who do not have an ACT Mathematics score of 24 may use elective hours to complete math per-requisite requirements.
  3. Course offerings are subject to change semesters. Please consult each semesters schedule of courses for availability.

**23 hours of electives must be used toward a 2nd degree, minor, or certificate. IST 423 ( or equivalent ) and 8 additional hrs of natural or physical science are required and an additional 12 hrs. These electives must be approved by your PLS faculty advisor before registering for the course.

***Focal areas: Nat Areas Tourism (PLS 301, 340, 360, and 362); Parks Adm (PLS 230, 330, 401, and 410 or 431); Outdoor Educ (PLS 301, 310 or 311, 340 and 350); Off-Highway Vehicle Rec (PLS 450, 451, 452 and 453).